• The annual World's Ugliest Dog competition was held Friday evening at the Sonoma-Marin Fair, and the winner was an 8-year-old Pekingese from Oregon named Wild Thang. Wild Thang had entered the contest in previous years and came in second place three times. [NBC Bay Area]
  • Beloved local chef, restaurant owner, radio host, and food writer Narsai David has died at the age of 87. He reportedly suffered a fall in his home late last year. [KCBS]
  • As an update to our post earlier about the FBI raid on the home of Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao, she has now lawyered up and her attorney Tony Brass says she is not the target of the feds' investigation, and that the raid was "bad optics" for her. [KRON4]
  • A three-bedroom, single-family home on Russian Hill has been listed for sale for $488,000 — a relative steal, except that the home has tenants who apparently can not be removed, and the house has to be purchased sight-unseen. [Chronicle]
  • The Giants plan to honor the late Willie Mays when they return home to Oracle Park on Monday. [Bay Area News Group]
  • There is now shuttle service between the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District Larkspur station and the Larkspur Ferry Terminal, and there was an official ribbon-cutting ceremony this week [KPIX]
  • A CHP DUI checkpoint in Marin County in early June nabbed three DUI drivers out of 500 drivers contacted, one of whom had an open bottle of Negro Modelo in his cupholder. [KRON4]

Top image: Ann Lewis holds her dog Wild Thang after winning the World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Marin-Sonoma County Fair on June 21, 2024 in Petaluma, California. A Pekingese dog named Wild Thang won the 34th annual World's Ugliest Dog contest and was awarded $5,000. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)